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Pagan Activist is a blog for liberal Pagans to write their experiences, calls to action, and inform the general Pagan public of what’s going on from a liberal Pagan perspective.

Michelle Hill‘s worship focuses heavily on Mother Earth. She’s been politically and socially active since her late teens. She lives in New England with her husband and cat. @n1obium

Shauna Aura is mystic, shamanic, ecstatic spiritual seeker, inspired by mythic imagination, awakening the vision of the impossible, and the song of sustainable community. She teaches throughout the country offering intensive education in the transformative arts of community leadership, ritual, and spiritual growth.

With 14 years experience as a leader in grass-roots organizations and as an artist, writer, designer, and marketing strategist, she has organized conferences, themed events, and created rituals, shrines, and art installations. She is a graduate of the Diana’s Grove leadership and ritual arts program and the Chicago C3 leadership program in environmental sustainability.

Her articles have been published in Beltane Papers, Circle Magazine, Reclaiming Quarterly, Between the Worlds, Isis Seshat, and other Pagan zines and regional publications. She lives in the Midwest. @shaunaaura

Soli has been feeling political inklings since sometime in her teens, rooted in the idea of fairness, equality, and justice for all people. She’s a Kemetic Orthodox, Heathen hedge witch who also serves the lwa and periodically gets pestered by Hekate, Hermes, and other assorted deities and spirits, and it’s not as fun as it might sound. But she would not trade it for anything. If you’re really interested in some sort of concrete political labeling, it’s somewhere in the range of left libertarian, socialist, or Green. Maybe someday she’ll truly understand enough about politics to say for certain. Or maybe by then it won’t matter to her. Soli lives in New England. @syncreticmystic

Dash David Dashifen Kees is a web application developer who feels strongly that the simple exchange of information can be an action of the highest good. Active in interfaith for about a decade, Dash has been a guest on religious panel discussions, has presented to diverse groups about Paganism, and been involved in interfaith activism. Currently, he’s working with a variety of other Pagans exploring the creation of a Pagan Chapter for the Foundation for Religious Diplomacy. A solitary eclectic, he lives in Massachusetts in an interfaith marriage with his partner, a Catholic, a dog, four cats, and four snakes. @dashifen

Debra does not associate with any particular brand of Paganism. She designs her own rituals and ceremonies fitting what feels right to meet the occasion. Her Pagan beliefs affect her most important goals as an activist such as issues of food and energy supplies and securities, and the policies as they impact Earth. Also, changes to our money driven system that keep so many locked out of the sphere of influence is something she actively works to breakdown. She lives in New England.

Philipp Kessler, known as RevKess to many on the internet, is a blogger, radio host and amateur journalist. He hosts the Pagan-Musings Podcast Channel with Pagan-Musings, Pagan Weekly News and Musica Pagani; he also cohosts Murphy’s Magic Mess on KZUM in Lincoln, NE – the world’s longest running Pagan content radio program (20 years and counting!)- as well as Lavender Hill on KZUM – Nebraska’s only LGBTQA+ news and talk program. He is co-owner of Pangaia Metaphysical Store and co-founder of the Pagan Alliance Network. He blogs for Moon Books and Hail Columbia and writes for Witches&Pagans Magazine. @RevKess

Jason Morrow has dedicated his sacred work to helping others find happiness, their authentic selves, and reunification with the divine. A devotee of Aphrodite, he works to bring love into the world through teaching and facilitating rituals, trance work, shamanic soul retrieval, and Reiki. Jason’s passions include veganism, ethics, spirituality, philosophy, neuroscience, and social justice. He blogs at Those Vegan Hedonists. @jasonlmorrow

Retired

Literata is a Wiccan priestess, poet, and theaologian. Her work has appeared in several anthologies and periodicals, including Mandragora, Queen of the Sacred Way, Anointed, Witches & Pagans, and CIRCLE Magazine. She blogs regularly for The Slacktiverse and her own site, Works of Literata. She is an ordained High Priestess of the Order of the White Moon, a women’s spirituality organization. In between leading Rose Coven, reading Tarot, and communing with nature, she is writing her Ph.D. dissertation in history and enjoys travel and spending time with her husband and cats. She lives in the Washington, DC area. @literatarose

Deirdre Hebert is an engineer, an author and the host of PaganFM which airs weekly on WSCA-LP in Portsmouth, NH. She grew up in a Catholic family, and was a musician in her church for many years, but always felt drawn to another path. She got a glimpse of that path while serving in the Air Force, when she channeled a piece of poetry, and began reading the work of Starhawk. Later, faced with divorce, addiction and other life-challenges, she realized that it was the old gods who were present to offer succor.

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